On 12 October, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland announced that the proposals to increase probate fees will be withdrawn. The news was welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales, which ran a campaign to stop the fee hike
On 4 October 2019, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for deputyship fees.
A nationwide mediation pilot was launched on 1 October 2019, to evaluate the impact of mediation on Court of Protection proceedings.
The Law Society Library explains where to find details of precedents for age 18 to 25 trusts, also known as section 71D trusts.